Job Postings

City of Canton is currently accepting applications for the positions listed below.  A City of Canton application must be completed to be considered.

Position   Requirements
Equipment Operator   City of Canton is accepting applications for Full-time equipment operator in Streets/Utilities Department. HS diploma or GED and a valid TX driver's license are required. Should have two years' experience involving the use of medium equipment, preferably related to utility or street systems. Must have knowledge of equipment operating principles, working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to equipment operations and the methods, materials and tools used in street and utility maintenance work. Water distribution and/or sewer collection licenses a plus. Must be able to work Monday through Friday and respond on call, as needed. Salary DOQ.
     
Dispatcher   City of Canton is accepting applications for a FT 9-1-1 dispatcher. Requirements: HS diploma, two years' clerical experience. Job will remain open until filled.  A City of Canton application must be completed to be considered for this position. EOE.
     
Streets Laborer   The City of Canton is accepting applications for a full-time laborer in Streets/Utilities Department. HS diploma or GED and a valid TX driver's license are required. Ability to run backhoe, chain trench and dump truck preferred. Water distribtuion and/or sewer collection licenses a plus. Salary DOQ.
     
Police Officer  

City of Canton is accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Officer.  Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for licensing as a Peace Officer as prescribed by TCOLE and a valid Texas Drivers License.  The successful candidate must undergo a written exam, background investigation, review board, psychological evaluation and drug screen.  A City of Canton application must be completed to be considered for this position.  EOE.  Open until filled.

     
Wastewater System Tech   City of Canton is accepting applications for Full-Time TCEQ Certified Class C Wastewater Tech (or above) to provide wastewater laboratory work in conducting daily analysis of wastewater and stream samples in accordance with local, state and federal guidelines and to perform daily maintenance on plant machinery and equipment. Must be able to work weekends. Pay DOQ. Open until filled.  A City of Canton application must be completed to be considered for position.
     

Applications may be picked up at 201 N. Buffalo, Canton (City Hall) or downloaded by clicking:
For general application, click here. 
Special application for Dispatcher, click here. 
Special application for Firefighters, click here. 
Special application for Police Officers/Reserves, click here.

Applications should be returned as follows:  In person at 201 N. Buffalo, Canton, Texas, (City Hall) OR fax to Human Resources @ (903) 567-1793, OR e-mail to djohnson@cantontx.gov.